·One of my favourite techniques
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Louis I of Conde (1530-1569) by François Clouet ~ François Clouet (1510-1572), son of Jean Clouet, was a French Renaissance miniaturist and painter, particularly known for his detailed portraits of the French ruling family. Louis de Bourbon was a prominent Huguenot leader and general, the founder of the House of Condé, a cadet branch of the House of Bourbon.
Allan Ramsay | A Country Girl at Surrentum, Italy | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Allan Ramsay (British, 1713–1784). A Country Girl at Surrentum, Italy, September 1776. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, PECO Foundation, Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Foundation, and Jeffrey L. Berenson Gifts, 2006 (2006.154)
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Drawing of a Young Woman, dressed à "l'Espagnole", by François Boucher (1703-1770) c 1750. Musée du Louvre. The ruff around her throat and the full sleeves are what makes this "Spanish", at least in the artist's mind. I also like the authority with which she's wielding her fan.